Christmas Recipes

Raisin Bars


2 1/2 c. raisins
1 c. water
1 c. applesauce
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. cinnamon

2 c. rolled oats
1 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. coconut
3/4 c. butter


In medium saucepan, bring raisins and water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes. Drain; stir in applesauce, lemon juice and cinnamon. Set aside.
In large bowl, combine oats, flour, sugar, and coconut. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 2 1/2 c. of crumb mixture for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture firmly in bottom of ungreased 13x9" pan. Spread evenly with filling. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs; press lightly. Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes or until light golden brown. Cppl completely. Cut into bars. Makes 36 bars.

Added On: 2007-04-25
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Cookie ¬ Dessert ¬ Snack ¬ Raisins

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